49 CFR 1580.201 - Rail security coordinator.
(a) Applicability. This section applies to:
(1) Each passenger railroad carrier, including each carrier operating light rail or heavy rail transit service on track that is part of the general railroad system of transportation, each carrier operating or providing intercity passenger train service or commuter or other short-haul railroad passenger service in a metropolitan or suburban area (as described by 49 U.S.C. 20102), and each public authority operating passenger train service.
(2) Each passenger railroad carrier hosting an operation described in paragraph (a)(1) of this section.
(3) Each operator of a rail transit system that is not operating on track that is part of the general railroad system of transportation, including heavy rail transit, light rail transit, automated guideway, cable car, inclined plane, funicular, and monorail systems.
(4) Each operator of private cars, including business/office cars and circus trains, on or connected to the general railroad system of transportation, when notified by TSA, in writing, that a security threat exists concerning that operation.
(5) Each tourist, scenic, historic, or excursion operations, whether on or off the general railroad system of transportation, when notified by TSA, in writing, that a security threat exists concerning that operation.
(b) Each person described in paragraph (a) of this section must designate and use a primary and at least one alternate RSC.
(c) The RSC and alternate(s) must be appointed at the corporate level.
(d) Each passenger railroad carrier and rail transit system required to have an RSC must provide to TSA the names, titles, phone number(s), and e-mail address(es) of the RSCs, and alternate RSCs, and must notify TSA within 7 calendar days when any of this information changes.
(e) Each passenger railroad carrier and rail transit system required to have an RSC must ensure that at least one RSC:
(1) Serves as the primary contact for intelligence information and security-related activities and communications with TSA. Any individual designated as an RSC may perform other duties in addition to those described in this section.
(2) Is available to TSA on a 24-hours a day, 7 days a week basis.
(3) Coordinate security practices and procedures with appropriate law enforcement and emergency response agencies.